Home Buyers Survey Hinckley

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Hinckley has some surviving buildings going back a few hundred years, such as the Great Meeting, a notable early example of nonconformist architecture with a galleried interior, completed in 1722, however its main expansion was in the late Industrial Revolution/Victorian period, when buildings such as the Cottage Hospital (1899) were constructed.

Municipal and private housing was built in the early decades of the 20th century of relatively standard construction and the area was subject to many new housing developments in the 1950s, 1960s and 1990s as suburbs such as West Hinckley, Forest View, Hollycroft, Middlefield, Saxon Paddock and Wykin Estate expanded.

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Parish church claims on parishioners for chancel repair, where these occur, can be fairly costly, with individual households possibly being legally required to pay £1,000s.

Buying a chancel repair indemnity insurance policy for a property you're looking to buy is an easy and efficient way of protecting yourself against this possible eventuality and among many others, one such policy was taken out for a property in Troon Way, Burbage, Hinckley LE10 2GX. This policy generally costs around £20 to buy and normally covers the policy holder for claims to the limit of £1 million.
The Local Authority Search Report is insisted upon if you're buying a property with a mortgage. You'll have to purchase on in this situation, however it's invaluable to both yourself and your conveyancing solicitor.

The report lists any land charges which affect the property you're considering buying, such as any tree preservation orders, smoke control orders and much more. Additionally it lists any planning permissions which have been sought or granted for work on the property and any building control sign-offs. A recent such report bought for a property in Orchard Street, Hinckley LE10 1DZ revealed that there was a FENSA record for work completed on windows which not only shows that the work was carried out officially but also that a certificate exists even if the vendor does not produce one.
The Environmental Search Report can reveal many environmental factors, if they are present, which might affect your enjoyment of a property you're looking to buy. A recent such report, taken out for a property in Narborough Road, LE9 3AW, was sited within 4km of existing or proposed wind farms/wind turbines. These structures can cause visual and sonic pollution.

Staffordshire Staffordshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England and its largest city is Stoke-on-Trent, which is its own independent unitary authority. Other major settlements in the county include Lichfield, a cathedral city which is much smaller than Stoke, Stafford (the county town), Burton upon Trent, Cannock, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Leek and Tamworth.

Flash, the highest village in Britain, which stands at 463 metres above sea level, is in the county. The Staffordshire breed of bull terrier takes its name from the county as a dog bred for hunting. The county hosts the hilly Peak District and Cannock Chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are more miles of canal in Staffordshire than in any other county in England and there are also many coalfields.

The county contains two universities, the University of Keele and the University of Staffordshire. Stoke-on-Trent is the major transport hub and there are two motorways going through the county, the M6 and the M54. Stoke-on-Trent railway station offers direct services to London Euston.

Staffordshire was where the first jar of Marmite was produced. Justus Von Liebig realised that a by-product of beer brewing could be bottled and eaten. Adjacent counties include Cheshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire and Shropshire.

Listed Building Surveyors Hinckley

We have local RICS surveyors who specialise in listed building surveys in Hinckley. To find out more go to - Listed Building Surveys - Building Surveyor and Survey Cost in Hinckley

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Hinckley Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council at Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leics LE10 0FR, telephone 01455 238 141, or you can check for the most recently stored planning applications online here:

Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension.

Local Building Survey in Hinckley

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Nuneaton, Rugby, Coventry, Leicester, Tamworth, Loughborough and Kettering.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Hinckley. Whether you are buying an old run down 'doer upper' or standard construction freehold house, our RICS surveyors have seen them all.

With a vast number of years of experience completing building surveys on properties in Hinckley we'll be able to give you the detailed Hinckley HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.

Home Buyers Survey Hinckley

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Indigo Drive, Hinckley LE10 2QJ
  • Troon Way, Burbage, Hinckley LE10 2GX
  • Deveron Way, Hinckley LE10 0XD
  • 11 Holt Close LE9 4GP
  • Union Mill Close, LE9 7ED

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Hinckley to ensure they deliver a detailed homebuyers report to help you decide whether you should move forward with your home move or if you should pull out.

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We normally have availability within days of you booking and our turnaround for homebuyers survey reports is within 5 working days.

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Panel of RICS Surveyors

Ranging from 10 to 40 years all of our chartered RICS Surveyors are registered with and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and have indemnity insurance that covers all of the work they undertake in a Home Buyers Survey in Hinckley.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey non-intrusively inspects both the external and internal structure of a property for matters which include these, among others; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

If you are thinking of buying a property in Hinckley, it is vitally important to book a Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, for your peace of mind.

NB If you're a first time buyer, you might wish to click on What is a House Survey to find out more, including what happens during the inspection.

Click to find out how much does a house survey cost (free, no obligation quote)
If you're buying a home in Hinckley which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Why can’t I have a HomeBuyer Report on a thatched cottage?

Any property older than 70years/that has had the original fabric of the structure altered/or has a unique feature like a thatched roof is best catered for by a building survey.

The HomeBuyer Report comes in a standard format and anything that falls outside of that, such as an older property where the original build materials have decayed, won’t be adequately addressed and will require the bespoke nature of reporting that comes with a Building Survey.